How to field judge a caribou

Caribou hunters. Ed DeYoung (left) and Ned Greer. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges In our first installment of field judging animals we looked at how simple it is to score Musk Ox. Well, you can forget about that this month. We’re going to look at the most confusing score sheet of all the animals

Last-Minute Booking Offer! Manitoba Moose Hunts!

Due to increased opportunities this year, we have two extra Moose Hunts available September 19-26 during the peak of the rut. These hunts will take place on remote, fly in lakes, with absolutely no pressure from local hunters or other outfitters! All our Moose hunts include a fishing license and the opportunity to hunt Wolf

Preparing for a hunt. Part 2. Getting in shape.

Being in shape means enjoying moments like the above. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges If you’re like me, you’ve probably stopped reading already because you saw a reference to one of the vilest words in the English language: EXERCISE. For those who are still with me, I’m not going to try imparting any

Dad is the reason they keep coming back

Liz Richter above with her father George Weber and Boone and Crockett caribou. Father's Day takes place on Sunday, June 18 this year and not only does it bring back fond memories of our own outdoor adventures with Dad, it does the same for our guests, many of whom return to our lodges years after

Preparing for a hunt. Part 1. Firearm practice.

Tough shot! But not if you've practiced. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges One of the most exciting parts of any hunt is the time spent preparing. From purchasing new gear to getting in shape for a new adventure, these activities all build anticipation prior to departure. One of my favorite preparatory chores is

Why fishermen return to North Knife Lake

Trophy hunters, fast-action fishermen, families, couples and corporate groups all have their different reasons for returning to North Knife Lake Lodge, but there are certainly common threads among them. For starters, they're all real people, just like you. And all have a taste for something just a little bit special -- that out-of-the-ordinary experience that

Spring Musk Ox hunt. When things go right!

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges What an odd year! Normally when I do a season wrap-up there are several paragraphs going into detail on all the adversity we faced and how we overcame. Constant change is something you get accustomed to when operating in the far North, with limited access to almost everything.

Fly fishing for sea-run brook trout, Wild places

The Migration. Aurora Fontinalis. Sea-run brook trout in Hudson Bay tributaries. Excerpt from Fly Fisherman Magazine, March 2017 Photos and story by Brian Irwin,  New England Field Editor, Fly Fisherman Magazine "NO ONE." THAT was Stewart Webber’s response when I asked who else had fished the upper Menahook River, south of where it empties into Hudson